David Short

Director, Strategy & Partnerships, Value Change Initiative

David joins SustainCERT with 15 years of experience in sustainable value chains across trade, certification, consultancy, and impact investment. His work has looked comprehensively at social, economic, and environmental issues with increasing focus on climate impacts. He has performed roles in Sourcing, Standards, Risk Assessment, and Monitoring & Evaluation mainly in the food and agricultural sector with some experience in pulp & paper and transport. In his free time, David enjoys hiking, skiing, football (soccer), music, literature, and cinema. He lives in Amsterdam with wife and young daughter.